Answers

Solutions by everydaycalculation.com

Answers.everydaycalculation.com » Add fractions

Add 24/60 and 56/6

1st number: 24/60, 2nd number: 9 2/6

24/60 + 56/6 is 146/15.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 60 and 6 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 60 × 1 = 60,
    24/60 = 24 × 1/60 × 1 = 24/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 10 = 60,
    56/6 = 56 × 10/6 × 10 = 560/60
  4. Add the two fractions:
    24/60 + 560/60 = 24 + 560/60 = 584/60
  5. 584/60 simplified gives 146/15
  6. So, 24/60 + 56/6 = 146/15
    In mixed form: 911/15

MathStep (Works offline)

Download our mobile app and learn to work with fractions in your own time:
Android and iPhone/ iPad

Related:

© everydaycalculation.com